University of South Carolina-Upstate Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of South Carolina-Upstate ranks better than only 29% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate ranks better than 62% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at USC Upstate

We calculated a salary score for each of USC Upstate's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at USC Upstate to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for USC Upstate Bachelor's Degrees

USC Upstate ranks higher than 29% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 29% $21,219 $25,967 29%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 30% $21,500 $38,366 30%
Communication and Media Studies 18% $27,000 $27,729 18%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 12% $27,000 $38,878 12%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 38% $23,639 $33,507 38%
Engineering-Related Fields 53% $17,750 $62,260 53%
Fine and Studio Arts 66% $20,668 $28,381 66%
History 27% $25,000 $26,739 27%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 19% $31,250 $25,774 19%
Information Science/Studies 16% $25,000 $41,349 16%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 30% $25,694 $28,909 30%
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 37% $24,000 $27,048 37%
Political Science and Government 28% Not Reported $31,305 28%
Psychology, General 34% $23,180 $28,013 34%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 32% $17,000 $60,428 32%
Research and Experimental Psychology 32% Not Reported $29,685 32%
Sociology 40% $20,500 $31,133 40%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 23% $20,500 $32,323 23%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 26% Not Reported $33,352 26%

University of South Carolina-Upstate Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Kelly Welch 5/9/2019

I attended the University of South Carolina-Upstate, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. The program itself was amazing. I loved the small group atmosphere that offered more individualized instruction. I attended classes at the Sumter campus, which meant they were hybrid or satellite classes that were taking with other students at the Spartanburg or Upstate campus. Everyone involved my college education from instructors, admissions, advisors, and financial aid went above and beyond... Read More

Kelly Welch 5/9/2019

I attended the University of South Carolina-Upstate, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. The program itself was amazing. I loved the small group atmosphere that offered more individualized instruction. I attended classes at the Sumter campus, which meant they were hybrid or satellite classes that were taking with other students at the Spartanburg or Upstate campus. Everyone involved my college education from instructors, admissions, advisors, and financial aid went above and beyond... Read More